Kilim, a word of Turkish origin, denotes a pileless textile of many uses produced by one of several flatweaving techniques that have a common or closely related heritage and are practiced in the geographical area that includes parts of Turkey (Anatolia and Thrace), North Africa, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia and China.
Filled with romance and culture, ancient heritage and tradition. Each pair of Kilim Sleepers takes on a unique personality, revealing the craftsmanship of its highly-skilled creator.
The styles of the carpets have changed little over the centuries and the people who make them today have retained, in many cases, their traditional tribal ways of life, although political and social factors have caused their recent and continuing migrations.
This leads us to travel extensively in the pursuit of sourcing very unique and luxurious materials, navigating the landscapes of the world’s greatest empires; from the ancient city of Gaziantep, Turkey, neighbouring the Syrian border over to the migrating tribes of the Himalaya and down to Pakistan’s Lahore, the former capital of the Mughal empire.